Month: April 2019

Researchers have recently examined the link between mental health conditions and obesity in over 12,000 children and teenagers. The results show that obesity raises the risk of anxiety and depression, which is something that physicians and healthcare professionals should be “vigilant about.” Obesity raised anxiety and depression risk by 33% among young boys. According to
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Photo: iStockphoto Anyone who has watched a snoozing baby has wondered what’s going on when they smile or twitch in their sleep. Do babies dream? Turns out, we don’t actually know if they dream or not. “We can only know if someone has a dream if they can tell us about it and, of course,
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Most women go through a life-changing experience once or several times in their life and it is called ‘giving birth’. It is both a beautiful and traumatic experience at the same time. Although most mothers heave a big sigh of relief once their baby is in their arms, the experience of ‘birth’ doesn’t end there.
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Photo: iStockphoto Breastfeeding lying down is often touted as the promised land of nursing positions, but it’s not the easiest one for some new moms. Still, it’s worth trying, as it can help make breastfeeding more comfortable for you and your baby. Wondering how to get it right? A couple of lactation consultants who have
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According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, by the time children have reached the fifth grade, around 80 percent of them have been physically punished. They also report that physical punishment, which includes spanking and hitting, has been shown to be ineffective and lead to more aggressive behavior. They recommend that parents use more effective
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Calma is the only scientific based feeding device, and uses an airflow system to simulate the feeling of breastfeeding for your baby, it’s perfect for supporting your breastfeeding routine. The baby has to create a vacuum for breast milk to flow, as soon as the baby pauses the flow is stopped – this is also
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE There is nothing more heartwarming than a baby’s smile. As a new parent, you excitedly wait for your baby to smile. And one day, you are pleasantly surprised when you see the baby smile in their sleep. Your immediate reaction could be immense love and adoration for the baby, and
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